Bacterial adhesion to braided surgical sutures: an in vitro study


Boybeyi Ö., Kacmaz B., Gunal Y. D., Gul S., Yorubulut S., Aslan M. K.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.39, no.1, pp.1-6, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier

Abstract

Background Surgical suture materials are accepted to be associated with a substantial proportion of surgical site infections. These infections are related with biofilm formation similar to that of other synthetic and implantable medical devices.